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reports on the impact that each navy made during the war, from union naval support of numerous battles, including vicksburg and new orleans to the confederates use of naval mines and the militaristic deployment of a submarine. it's a little under an hour. >> good evening, everyone. last time we met here on this very stage to talk about the civil war, jim, you are looking to finishing touches on your new book. you are preparing your publication as well. now i have to do this the way they do it on the talk shows. now, james mcpherson "war on the waters" and craig, the civil war at sea, very handsomely done, are both out. that's good because we get to resume our -- we barely scratched the surface. let's get right to it because we spoke for an hour last time, we got to about january 1862. so i will assume you all know about 1861, and get to something that jim pointed out. that was rather interesting. is that 150 years ago this month, besides all the other things that were going on, the realization that lincoln had promulgated -- [inaudible] the union had commenced -- the tennessee cumberla
, there's a little added incentive in the army-navy game. that's coming up in sports. >> average american woman buys 17 of these every year. is it a, pairs of shoes, b, bottles of wine, or c, a smartphone. >> this response was on our facebook fan page by jennifer. she wrote has to be a because i'm dead broke from spending money on all those sue -- those shoes. >> log on to our facebook fan page. we'll have the answer in about an hour or so in our 6:00 show. keep it here. u freedom a get cash bk. ♪ ♪ive percenon hotelsand air ♪h everybodconga lineok! ♪verybody g, evybody t! ♪ activa your cash backt ase.cofreedom. >>> it is 5:22. a colder, much colder air mass than what we've been dealing with the last few days now in place with temperatures in the 20s to mid-30s. we're looking at generally clear skies so that's a positive for today. the sun will be out and the winds relatively light. by 9:00 37 in town. still 32 in the shenandoah valley. let's go to lunch time. only 41 here. this afternoon we're looking at highs in the mid, possibly upper 40s. bundle up. mike and andrea, over yo
. >>> tonight defense officials fell our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski that a u.s. navy s.e.a.l. was killed during the rescue operation of an american doctor in afghanistan. his name has not been released. it happened during a raids to save dr. dill let joseph. the military says the operation was ordered after intelligence showed the doctor's life was in danger. >>> just two months after winning re-election, venezuelan president hugo chavez says his cancer has returned and he's treating treatment once again in kib what. in a nationally televised speech, chaves mentioned a possible successor should his condition worsen. it's not revealed what type of cancer he has. >>> tomorrow the first fema trailers are expected to roll into new jersey, much needed temporary housing. and in new york tonight, there are new questions about why politicians for decades didn't heed warnings about what could happen if a superstorm like sandy came ashore. katie? >> reporter: good evening, lester. there was a 14-foot storm surge here on lower manhattan, completely submerging this subway station.
a sense of what relationships washington has with india and what would be priorities for both india navy? [inaudible] how is it going to help? >> let me start with your last question first. as far as the indian ocean organization that you related to that we are, we're not a part of but we are invited as an observer to it, but in general, throughout the into pacific region, first, you have to understand the breadth and scope of that region. is well over half the people in the world living in that region. all the major economies are in that region, including ours. seven of the 10 largest armies in that region. you can put all the comments in the world in the pacific ocean, put all of them in the pacific ocean and still have room for another africa, another candidate, another united states, another mexico. that's just in the pacific. the indian ocean is vast as will fix we have this really large, very dynamic, can't even call it a region. it's half the world, where you have historical ties between countries, bilateral, multilateral, and you have this, there is no one security organization t
. the money raised would go towards public transit and roads. >>> the u.s. navy demissioned the world's first nuclear power the aircraft carrier. thousands of sailors and criminallans gathered at ceremony for the u.s.s. enterprise in norfolk, virginia. the enterprise played a major role in the cuban missile crisis and vietnam. . >>> the u.s. navy says its team of mine-seeking dolphins is going to get some help from a machine. a 12' unmanned underwater vehicle shaped like a torpedo will come on-line degree up dolphins for port security and retrieving objects from the ocean floor. >>> it was perfect timing. a break in the rain for one of the oakland's favorite holiday traditions. we'll bring you the sights and sounds. >>> the heavy rain is just hours away and ktvu meteorologist mark tamayo is next with what to expect tomorrow and when the rain will finally let up? n . >>> you are storm watch coverage continues, heavy rainfall to the north of the bay area. that will be moving in overnight. while you you are sleeping that will be the source of extreme, extreme rainfall rates. like now as you can
.s. navy official told my colleague jennifer griffin no nave sal -- navel aspect has been passed at this point but it could change quickly. >>> time to look at who is talking. we are going back to the looming fiscal cliff. that's what florida senator marco rubio is talking about. >> he discusses the negotiations on capitol hill and the raising taxes. >> my parents worked in the service industry we were able to afford a house. we always had what we needed thank god and thank this country. that's only possible in the future if we have limited government and enter prides. people come here from all over the world to get away from big government. i hope multiple voices out there making the argument. it is the only way forward for us. we will never be able to raise enough taxes to get out of the situation we are in. the only way forward is rapid economic growth. not new taxes we need new taxpayers. >> rubio sa>> what a difference few days can make. we had gorgeous weather a few days ago. it will be really wintery outside today. >> somebody in the hallway this morning was why is it so c
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for the good, bad and uglie. up first the good. the navy ash warding a marine sergeant the prestigious navy cross. yesterday in california. he helped to rescue wounded troops while under attack in afghanistan. up next, the bad. members of congress ranked the least honest of all professions and put on the same level of car salesman. the nebraska teen busted by cops. after she brags about taling $6000 from a bank. >> you can't make this stuff up. >> time now for your bad christmas card and photos. send them in. and first
to acknowledge julian, and his daughter, julie. can you give a wave? where is julian? julian served in the navy as a cook, and also on the unit for he buried both japanese and american soldiers. he is a published poet. next i want to tell you about joe. who is a company today by his wife. say hi, joe. [applause] many of the now joe, but you might not know why. this picture was taken of him in 1945 in "life" magazine. it was called the human skeleton, weighing only 70 pounds, after suffering and a not a prison camp and the photographic and one of the most iconic images of world war ii. it's only fitting that today is joe's 87th birthday. [applause] >> joe and julie and stories have been submitted to by patrick and the veterans history project and the library of congress, so for years and years researchers and documentarians can find it is envious and use those stories for the future projects. these two men represent the less than 2 million world war ii veterans living today, men and women at all across the world, to defend and protect not only our country from harm, but something much more funda
're learning much more, the white house saying a short time ago, a u.s. service member, a navy seal was killed in that mission. president obama issuing this statement, tragically we lost one of our special operators in this effort. our thoughts and prayers go to 0 to his family and that mission to rescue dr. dylan joseph from colorado on a humanitarian mission in afghanistan. the doctor was abducted on wednesday in the eastern part of the country in broad daylight while returning to from the clinic that he worked and ordering his rescue after tense showed he was in imminent danger of injury or possible death. peter doocy from washington. >> and he was held captive in the mountains of afghanistan 50 miles from the pakistan border more than three days, dr. joseph was kidnapped in broad daylight wednesday at 3:30 in the afternoon, afghan time following a visit to a rural clinic in eastern kabul province and worked as a medical advisor for a nonprofit for a morning star development. and two others were before the rescue and general john allen, commander of forces in afghanistan says he ordered whe
ahead of it. >> reporter: just this week, the navy tested its next generation drone, which could carry bombs and lands on an aircraft carrier with hardly any human control. the directive only applies to lethal systems. it still allows the military to develop autonomous spy planes. >> as we begin to approach the possibility of having machines select and engage targets, we want to be very careful not to cross that line without high-level policy review. >> reporter: human rights watcher applauds the pentagon's move. >> we don't believe it solves the problem, however. >> reporter: so the group is calling for governments to ban autonomous weapons outright. bonnie points to syria and wonders what killer robots could do in a conflict like that. >> because the weapons are emotionless, they could serve as a perfect tool for a dictator who would not have to worry about the danger of a human soldier turning on him if ordered to fire on his own civilians. a robot would not do that. >> reporter: when you're talking about a weapon that doesn't have the capacity to feel any compassion for its victims
of seriousness. navy if they were willing to exercise that muscle but it suggests there is still some reserves to move this into a positive direction. >> really have to minutes for questions and answers? one of the criticisms is the u.s. it is muddling in the council to bring about the demise than not supporting the actual revolution. i agree completely it has many problems. women are entirely underrepresented those that make up more than 30% of the syrian population. but we cannot keep looking for new body is to represent us we want the united states to formally recognize the sole representative of the syrian people and working very hard with the leadership to make adjustments to introduce quote is to make sure we are adequately representative and to push forward to assume functions of this state to as the local councils are also cropping up. >> there was a hope of some remnant would be involved to call us the government. are syrian institutions complete the sectarian? that question was raised and i am curious for the answer. >> >> identify yourself. >> give chintsy excellent presentations, i
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